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I am a certified 6-12 ELA, Government, and ESL teacher, but my main teaching focus has been secondary English for 24 years. I have experience teaching AP, GT, ELL, and at-risk students. Additionally, I am an AP College Board Table Leader for the AP English Literature and Composition exam, as well as a previous rater for the TExES ELA Teacher Certification exam and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams. I developed an Analytical Writing program that I have presented at AP Annual Conventions and various high schools across the nation, and have co-authored a book, Fast Track to a 5: English Language and Composition, a text used in many AP English Language courses across the nation.
I provide professional development for public and private schools, as well as assist International AP Program Coordinators with initial establishment of their schools’ AP Programs.
Listed below are the areas for which I provide consulting and coaching:
- Advanced Placement English Language and Literature Analytical Writing (proprietary method)
- Integrated Critical Reading, Thinking, Writing (proprietary method)
- Literacy Learning for all Disciplines
- Writing across the Curriculum (WAC)
- Differentiated Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students & English Language Learners
- RtI programs and strategies for struggling learners and ELL students
- Building Critical Thinking Skills
- Integrating Educational Technology in the Classroom
- AP & Pre-AP 6-12 vertical alignment; 6-12 ELA vertical alignment
- AP English Literature & Language Curriculum Development
- AP English Literature & English Language Scoring Coach
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To see a Portfolio of projects and presentations, click here.
If you are interested in learning more about my consulting services or having me present at your school, please contact me using the form provided.